Have you ever been really bored? Maybe you were in a class at school? Or in the car on a long trip?
Does it seem like time moves slowly when you are bored?
Today's phrasal verb is "drag on."
Here is a sample sentence:
This class is dragging on! When is it going to be over?
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The time is really dragging on today.
What does it mean? We can use the verb "drag on" when we feel like something is taking a very long time to be finished. A class could "drag on" or a car ride or a boring afternoon or even a long winter.
Grammar tip: This phrasal verb is inseparable. That means that you can't separate "drag" and "on."
More examples: "The winter in Boston dragged on for so long" or "My day is dragging on. I can't wait until it's over."